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GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT, THE
Air Date: Monday, December 17, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#605/606) "Episode 605/606"
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SEASON FINALE

SEASON 6 OF 'THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT' CONCLUDES WITH ITS FINAL TWO EPISODES, FEATURING THE WILDEST AND MOST SPECTACULAR DISPLAYS IN AMERICA, MONDAY, DEC. 17, ON ABC

"The Great Christmas Light Fight" will air its final two back-to-back episodes as part of "25 Days of Christmas," MONDAY, DEC. 17 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Produced by Fremantle, the immensely popular series features returning celebrity judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak.

Season 6 of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" showcases the wildest and most spectacular Christmas displays in America. In each one-hour episode, four families from all around the country decorate their homes to the extreme in the hopes of winning the coveted Light Fight trophy and a $50,000 prize, with a total of $300,000 given away for the season. This season, as the temperature cools down, the competition heats up when families invite us inside their homes to witness their fantastic Christmas décor for the very first time. In addition to all of the stunning inside/outside displays, the first-ever "Heavyweights" episodes showcase light shows that have grown too large for any home.

"605" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) - Four festive families from across the country showcase their spectacular displays, including the Medhurst family with their high-tech, do-it-yourself display, holding 30,000 lights on the roof and 3D-printed, one-of-a-kind light fixtures in Greeley, Colorado; the Gilley family with their legacy-carrying mechanical display gone wild, including a moving elephant, alligator, dinosaur and more in Ballplay, Alabama; the Chuchla house, where every piece of furniture in the house is removed to display wall-to-wall Christmas, inside and out, in Phoenix, Arizona; and the Smith family, a mother and son-in-law duo who come together once a year from across the country to create an incredible hybrid North Pole light display in Temecula, California. Don't miss judge Carter Oosterhouse choose the winner of $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy on ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

"606" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) - The festivities conclude in the final episode of the season with the Peace family and their pirate-themed light show, complete with special effects, a blazing cannon and a collapsing mega-tree in Escondido, California; the Schmidt family with their display full of laugh-out-loud humor, including handcrafted wooden cutouts, Santa in the outhouse and a carousel house in Waco, Texas; the Chmielewski family with their amusement park display which features a full-size roller coaster on their roof, a Ferris wheel and a ski lift in Bismarck, North Dakota; and the Yoast family with their display holding over 500 wireframes, a giant bulb garden, and Santa and his reindeer putting on the 18th green in Ambler, Pennsylvania. Who will walk away with $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy? Tune in to watch judge Taniya Nayak make the final decision on ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

"The Great Christmas Light Fight" will return for its seventh season with all-new episodes showcasing more eye-popping interiors and round two of the special "Heavyweights" episode with light shows so gigantic, they extend beyond household frames, in 2019.

"The Great Christmas Light Fight" comes from Fremantle ("American Idol," "America's Got Talent"). Brady Connell and Max Swedlow (both "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition") are executive producers for the series. Jennifer Mullin is the executive producer for Fremantle.

"The Great Christmas Light Fight" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This episode carries a TV-PG parental guideline.

About Fremantle

Fremantle is one of the largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. A global entertainment powerhouse, Fremantle has an outstanding international network of production teams, companies, and labels in over 30 countries. Fremantle produces more than 12,000 hours of original programming, roll out more than 60 formats and air 450 programs a year worldwide. The group distributes over 20,000 hours of content in more than 200 territories. Fremantle is also a world leader in digital and branded entertainment, with more than 300 million subscribers across 1,400 social channels and over 100 billion views across all platforms.

Fremantle is part of RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, itself a division of the international media giant Bertelsmann.

For more information, visit www.fremantle.com, follow us @FremantleUS or visit our Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

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GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT, THE (ABC)
Returns Monday, December 2
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/9/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
7 (6 episodes)
Missed an episode? Been wanting to catch up? This series is also available on:

ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2020-21 season (the show's eighth) on 11/1/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, November 2019) 'Tis the season for ABC's immensely popular decorating competition series, "The Great Christmas Light Fight," which continues to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with celebrity judges - lifestyle expert Carter Oosterhouse and famed interior designer Taniya Nayak. The series returns for its seventh season with back-to-back episodes starting MONDAY, DEC. 2 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), for three consecutive weeks. ABC also announced the pickup of season eight to air in 2020. Season seven of the holiday hit will once again showcase the most extravagant and utterly spectacular Christmas displays America has to offer! In each one-hour episode, four families with dazzling household displays will compete to win $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy. This season, viewers will also be treated to a second round of the special Heavyweights episode, featuring light shows so massive, they extend well beyond household frames. Additionally, peek inside featured family homes for an impressive batch of unique interior Christmas displays, as Judges Oosterhouse and Nayak lead the way in another year of over-the-top holiday cheer.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Carter Oosterhouse as Judge (Season 3- )
· Taniya Nayak as Judge (Season 3- )
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Michael Moloney as Judge (Season 1-2)
· Sabrina Soto as Judge (Season 1-2)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brady Connell as EP
· Felicia Aaron White as EP
· Jennifer Mullin as EP
· Max Swedlow as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FremantleMedia North America